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Consultation on payments to family carers of disabled adults

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 10 2012

Following the Court of Appeal decision in Ministry of Health v Atkinson and others, the Ministry of Health has decided to change its current policy of not paying family carers who provide support to their disabled adult family members

New Competence Standard for pharmacists

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 13 2011

The Pharmacy Council has ratified a new Competence Standard incorporating cultural competence elements

New method of supervision for international medical graduates

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 22 2011

The Medical Council has released its report on the New Zealand medical workforce in 2009

Documentation, communication and coordination failures in community mental health service

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 10 2012

The Commissioner has found both a psychiatrist and a DHB in breach of the Code for various documentation, communication, and service coordination failures in the care of a community mental health patient who committed suicide

Son's "flimsy" allegations of poor care result in indemnity costs award for rest home

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 6 2013

The High Court has awarded a rest home indemnity costs against the son (and former executor) of a former client, finding that the son's claims that

Consultation on a new draft Code of Conduct for nurses

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 13 2011

The Nursing Council is consulting on a new draft Code of Conduct for nurses

Government intends to proceed with Australian New Zealand therapeutic products agency

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 16 2011

The Prime Ministers of New Zealand and Australia have recently announced that the New Zealand and Australian Governments have agreed to proceed with a joint scheme for the regulation of therapeutic goods (for example, medicines, medical devices, and biologicals

End-of-life care and norovirus outbreak

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 9 2011

The day after the patient's admission to an aged residential facility for end-of-life care, the facility confirmed a suspected norovirus outbreak and went into voluntary lockdown

It lives! ANZTPA rises from the dead

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • February 21 2012

The joint Australian and New Zealand therapeutic goods agency is back on the agenda

Health Committee

  • Russell McVeagh
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  • New Zealand
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  • June 18 2012

The Committee heard one further submission on the Medicines Bill from the New Zealand Institute of Rural Health. NZIRH supports the Bill but has concerns about the delegated prescriber category, specifically whether professional bodies would accept the category and how those within it would be monitored